Tag Archives: HiRISE

HiRISE: It’s all about that flow

It’s all about that flow. There are a number of crevasse-like features here. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: The bedforms, they are a-changin’

The bedforms, they are a-changin’. This is in Zephyria Planum. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Cluster of dunes in Tyrrhena Terra

A cluster of dunes within a crater in Tyrrhena Terra. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: This is not the hydrothermal deposit you’re looking for

A hotspot for exploration on Mars centers on areas that were once, or are currently, next to a significant source of heat such as volcanoes. Martian volcanoes have not been active for the last couple million years, but beneath the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dark side of dust avalanches

The dark side of dust avalanches. Changes on the Martian surface are detected by imaging the same area more than once. Here, we see several new dust avalanches on the slopes of ridges within the Olympus Mons Aureole. These changes … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Fans and valleys

An impact crater approximately 23 kilometers across is home to fan-shaped deposits that extend from the rim and sit on the interior crater floor. Thick beds with varying tone are exposed along the edge of the fan. Shallow valleys that … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Fans of Roddy Crater

Alluvial fans are found on Earth, Mars, and even Saturn’s moon, Titan. Roddy Crater on Mars is home to several large alluvial fans, which formed as water moved sediment from the mountainous crater rim and deposited it onto the flatter … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Smaller crater on the floor of Gale Crater

A smaller crater on the floor of Gale Crater. This crater likely exposes Gale Crater bedrock beneath the floor units and may allow mapping of floor units in the south of Gale. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Dunes next to a central peak

The dunes, they are coming for you! These dunes are next to a central peak in a crater. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Portion of a lobe flow off the west flank of Arsia Mons

Portion of a lobe flow off the west flank of Arsia Mons. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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